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Flowers and a candle form a makeshift memorial for shooting victim Kathryn Steinle on Pier 14 in San Francisco, Calif. on July 6, 2015. (Photo by Noah Berger/Reuters)

Fatal shooting sparks national immigration debate

07/06/15 08:05PM

The fallout from a seemingly random fatal shooting at a crowded tourist spot in San Francisco last week has ignited a national debate over the city's decades-old tradition of offering safe haven to undocumented immigrants. Now used as fodder in political rallying cries on immigration, the shooting mounts pressure on these so-called "... read more

Members of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles hold signs reading, DAPA now! referring to the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability program, during a vigil for immigrants in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by David McNew/Reuters)

How immigration lawsuit could backfire on the GOP

05/27/15 03:42PM

The crowded Republican presidential field has already seen first-hand just how deep of a mine-field any discussion of immigration issues can be heading into 2016. Now, there are signs that the debate will only get more tangled for a party in desperate need of building Latino support. ... read more

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at Rancho High School on May 5, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty)

Why Hillary Clinton's immigration policy is a big deal

05/06/15 05:52PM

When Hillary Clinton staked out her position on immigration this week, supporters hailed her for bear-hugging every advocacy group’s wish list on policy points — provide a pathway to full citizenship, check; expand executive actions, check; keep families together, check, check and check. “We can’t wait any longer,” she said during a roundtable... read more

Here's what media gets wrong about Latinos

Here's what media gets wrong about Latinos

03/17/15 10:03AM

A new study by Media Matters shows that Latinos are only included in discussions on TV regarding one issue: immigration. But the truth is, immigration isn't the top issue for most Latinos in the U.S. How can we change the narrative and create more... watch

Reform moving forward despite courts: Obama

Reform moving forward despite courts: Obama

02/25/15 08:19PM

President Barack Obama explains that resistance to immigration reform by Republicans and sympathetic judges was not unexpected, and while legal battles take place, elements of reform within his executive powers can still move forward. watch

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